This month Uniqlo Tate Lates takes inspiration from the exhibition Red Star Over Russia, opening at Tate Modern on 8 November 2017. (See the exhibition on the night for £10.)
MUSIC PROGRAMMED BY NTS RADIO
Tanks: Lee Gamble & Dave Gaskarth present 'Foldings', catch music and videos from Death Is Not The End & Ored Recordings, plus see DJ Mr Pedro with visuals by NTS.
Terrace Bar: Catch DJs Emotional Landscapes, Perfect Sound Forever and Donna Leake until 23:00
PERFORMANCE KLUB FISKULTURNIK
Get your sweat on and get ready for some ‘fiskultura’ – the popular Soviet mass exercise movement in the Turbine Hall.
SOVIET SKETCHING SALON WITH ART MACABRE
Try your hand at dynamic drawing. Pick up a pencil and sketch our soviet styled life model who will be bringing fiskultura poses to life.
STRAY DOG CABARET
Late Night Library Club pay homage to Russia’s historic avant-garde, underground artist hangout. Enjoy vodka, spoken word performances and feverish revolutionary debate.
DASH ARTS: COLD WARS
Replay some of the great East/West chess battles of the Cold War. Take a seat at the games table with other grandmasters to relive the secrets, tricks and dramas of 20th century chess rivalries.
TAUS MAKHACHEVA: GAMSUTL
Enjoy a free looped screening of the short film ‘Gamsutl’, from the Tate collection. ‘Gamsutl’ captures a dancer’s enactment of gestures from 19th century paintings that represent the Caucasian War and 1930s Soviet imagery.
BOOK LAUNCH & TALK
We’re launching Dr Emma Widdi’s Socialist Senses: Film, Feeling and the Soviet Subject, a book that explores art, material culture and cinema while tracing utopian ideas of Russia’s 1917 revolution. Join the author for a talk.
UNIQLO 10 MINUTE ART TALKS
Staff and volunteers from across Tate share their personal insights into works from the collection.
Our visitor experience teams will lead three lively rounds of conversation around key artworks.
EXHIBITION: RED STAR OVER RUSSIA
A REVOLUTION IN VISUAL CULTURE 1905–55
A dramatic visual history of Russia and the Soviet Union from 1905 to the death of Stalin – seen through the eyes of artists, designers and photographers
See the exhibition on the night for £10, or buy two exhibition tickets (Red Star Over Russia and Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: Not Everyone will be Taken into the Future) for £16.
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Image: El Lissitzky, Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge, 1966 Purchased 2016. The David King Collection at Tate.